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Augusto Sakai 2021 – Net Worth, Salary, Records and Endorsements

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Augusto Sakai is the number 9 ranked heavyweight in the UFC, and here is all about his net worth, salary, records and endorsements

Augusto Sakai Facts

Birth PlaceCuritiba, Brazil
Father’s NameTo be updated
Mother’s NameShiguemi Sakai
Star SignTaurus
Net Worth (2021)$1- $5 million
Last Fight Earnings$59,000
Age30
Date of BirthMay 19, 1991
EducationTo be updated
NationalityBrazilian
MMA DebutOctober 15, 2011
MMA Record15-2-1
DivisionsHeavyweight
AchievementsNumber 9 ranked UFC heavyweight
WifeTo be updated
ChildrenTo be updated
EndorsementsTo be updated
Social MediaInstagramTwitter

Augusto Sakai is the number 9 ranked heavyweight in the UFC. The Brazilian who holds a brown belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu was born in Curitiba. Having made his debut in October 2011, he quickly amassed 6 wins in no time.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – SEPTEMBER 05: In this handout image provided by UFC, (R-L) Augusto Sakai of Brazil punches Alistair Overeem of the Netherlands in a heavyweight fight during the UFC Fight Night event at UFC APEX on September 05, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

He then moved to the Bellator and found immense success, which paved a way for moving into the best MMA promotion in the world – UFC.

Sakai continued his exploits in the UFC as well, before coming to a halt against Alistair Overeem in his last fight. He is now scheduled to take on Jairzinho Rozenstruik in the main event of UFC Fight Night 189.

Augusto Sakai Net Worth and Payouts

Sakai is estimated to have a net worth of $1 million- $5 million. Not much is known about the largely private man, who usually stays away from the limelight.

His last fight earnings is reported to be around $59,000 for his loss against Alistair Overeem in September, 2020.

Augusto Sakai MMA and UFC Record

Sakai has an impressive record of 15 wins and just 2 losses. He started off his career at the Adventure Fighters Tournament and soon made his way into the Bellator after going 4-0 up in his career.

Sakai won 4 fights in a row during his time at Bellator before hitting a minor blip. He had his first draw against Dan Charles at Bellator 155, which was followed by a split decision loss to Cheick Kongo at Bellator 179.

He then moved to the UFC, entering via. Dana White’s contender series. He made his UFC debut against Chase Sherman in September 2018. He then won 3 fights in a row, which included victories against Andrei Arlovski and Marcin Tybura.

Unfortunately he faced his first ever loss in the UFC against the legendary Alistair Overeem. He lost the fight via. TKO in the final round. Sakai currently has a UFC record of 4 wins and 1 loss.

Augusto Sakai Wife, Family and Endorsements

Not much is known about Sakai’s family, except the fact that his grandparents are Japanese. Digging through his Instagram, there are a couple of photos of himself alongside his mother Shiguemi Sakai. Further details about his father, partner will be updated soon.

Coming to his endorsements, Sakai endorses a Brazilian supplement brand Cabano do Atleta. Plus, he recently partnered with a meat brand Casa de Carnes Trevizzo in Brazil.

Augusto Sakai Next Fight

Augusto Sakai takes on the dangerous ‘Bigi Boy’ Jairzinho Rozenstruik of Suriname. He is just a couple of days away from his fight with Rozenstruik. Their event is set to headline UFC Fight Night 189.

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Jairzinho Rozenstruik vs Augusto Sakai

Sakai is coming off his first-ever UFC loss, against veteran Alistair Overeem last September. That was the first time Sakai was ever finished in his MMA career. Rozenstruik, on the other hand, is coming off a unanimous decision loss against Ciryl Gane in February, this year.

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